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Expert comment: Gambling Harm – Time for Action report from the House of Lords

Dr Lukasz Walasek from the University of Warwick Department of Psychology has made two comments in relation to the Gambling Harm – Time for Action report, published today by the Authority of the House of Lords. 

Thu 02 Jul 2020, 13:28 | Tags: Research, Psychology

Expert comment: Sleep problems during lockdown

Results of a new survey suggest that over half of the UK population is struggling with sleep problems during lockdown. Here, Dr Nicole Tang from the Warwick Sleep and Pain Laboratory in the Department of Psychology comments on how events like the COVID-19 pandemic can disrupt our sleep, while sleep expert Dr Michelle Miller from Warwick Medical School offers some advice on sleeping well during lockdown.

Thu 04 Jun 2020, 14:54 | Tags: WMS, medicine, Warwick Medical School, Psychology

Expert comment on the education attainment gap for poorer families

Dr Dimitra Hartas from Warwick's Centre for Education Studies comments on the education attainment gap between richer and poorer families.


Gambling companies agree to TV advertising ban during live sport - expert comment

Leading gambling companies have voluntarily agreed to a 'whistle-to-whistle' television advertising ban during live sports broadcasts. Dr Philip Newall, Applied Psychology researcher at the University of Warwick, argues that we need to now turn our attention to online advertising.

Thu 06 Dec 2018, 10:44 | Tags: Psychology

MIT finds that on Twitter, false news travels faster than true stories - expert comment

“This is a robust and fascinating large-scale study of online misinformation" - Dr Kimberley Wade from Psychology discusses new research from MIT which finds that fake news travels significantly farther, faster, deeper, and more broadly than the truth on social media.

Fri 09 Mar 2018, 12:47 | Tags: Expert comment, Research, Social Media, Twitter, Psychology